Annual Price Increase

As of 1st July 2020 there was a price increase to all non-funded laboratory tests. You can find the updated price list here: Please note that this price increase does not apply to any CDHB funded tests.  If you require any further information please contact:              

Lab Link Laboratory Newsletter

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Make a Remote Laboratory Request

To request laboratory tests after a remote consult, you can email the laboratory request form to Your patient can then present at any Canterbury SCL collection centre and the form will be available in our system.

Fine Needle Aspiration Biopsies (FNA)

Dear Colleagues,During COVID response Level 3 and 4 Fine Needle Aspiration Biopsies (FNA) were restricted to cases to confirm malignancy. Under Level 2 we will now also accept FNA referrals for patients in whom ruling out malignancy is required.From Wednesday May 20th, FNA is available for patients to confirm / rule out malignancy. Example: Thyroid nodules, salivary […]